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Ipswich – Sudden death update

A man who was found deceased inside a building in Ipswich at the beginning of last week has now been identified.  

Police were called at 6.55am on Monday 30 September, to reports that the body of a man had been discovered at a business premises in Back Hamlet.

The man’s identity was initially unknown, but he has now been formally identified as a 45-year-old Romanian national.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

Officers would like to thank members of the public and media for their assistance with the appeal to help identity the deceased.

Previous release | 30 September 2019

Police are appealing for assistance from members of the public following a sudden death in Ipswich.

Officers were called at 6.55am this morning, Monday 30 September, to reports that the body of a man had been discovered inside a business premises in Back Hamlet.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained, but there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances.

However, the deceased has not yet been identified and so officers are appealing for anyone who has concerns that a friend or relative may be missing to contact them immediately.

He is believed to have been aged between 30 and 40-years-old, approximately 5ft 6in to 5ft 8in tall, of slim build and with dark hair. He had a number of tattoos including a distinctive one on his right arm and was wearing ripped blue jeans and a white adidas t-shirt.

Officers currently believe that he was a Romanian national due to some personal effects found on him.

Anyone with information should contact South CID at Landmark House in Ipswich on 101, quoting reference CAD 47 of 30 September.